May 11 – 12, 2022
After two years of online meetings and events, we are excited to announce that the next Treesearch Progress conference will take place at Vildmarkshotellet, Kolmården May 11 – 12.
The conference is open for you who are associated to Treesearch or are working at a Treesearch partner and free to attend. Find more about the practical details here.
Two days on the research on materials from the forest
– for and with academia, industry and institute
Listen to inspiring talks of the latest research by speakers from within Treesearch and invited guests
Meet and discuss
Treesearch Progress is a meeting place for for academia, industry and institute. Meet the Treesearch partners in the Science Fair!
Present your research
Take the opportunity to present your research on day 2 of the conference.
Find the abstracts for the parallel sessions here!
The program and speakers may be updated.
Wednesday May 11
Registration and lunch
Welcome and start of the conference
Treesearch – 5 years of collaboration on the research on new materials from the forest
Daniel Söderberg, Treesearch
KTH Climate Action Centre – a Centre for global transformation towards SDG 13 on Climate Action
Karin Larsdotter, KTH Climate Action Centre
Perspectives from Industry and Academia – From research to practice
Bridging the gap between industry and academia – Vinnova’s mission for a sustainable future
Karoliina Junka, Vinnova
Collaboration for a sustainable future – Examples from industry and academia
FibRE – Design for Circularity
Anette Larsson, Chalmers
Pro2BE – Processes and Products for a circular Bioeconomy
Agne Swerin, Karlstad University
Transparent wood – from idea to demonstrators
Christophe Barbier, BillerudKorsnäs
Per Larsson, KTH
Panel discussion: Collaboration for innovation – how industry and academia solve challenges together
Karoliina Junka, Vinnova
Peter Dahlén, Holmen Paper
Ola Wallberg, Lund University
Anette Larsson, Chalmers
The European perspective – legislation and drivers for sustainable forestry and circularity
Dimitris Athanassiadis, Swedish University for Agricultural Sciences
Circularity and sustainability in an international perspective and the importance of research collaboration
Orlando Rojas, BioProducts Institute, University of British Columbia
Wrap-up and summary of Day 1
Science fair and mingle
Meet the partners in Treesearch in a science fair
Thursday May 12
Note that there is a separate program for the Highlights from the research within Treesearch. Click on the link to access the program.
Welcome and start of Day 2
Introduction to parallel sessions
Jenny Joensuu, Treesearch
Kristin Witzel, Treesearch
Research and education for the future bioeconomy
WWSC 3.0 – New materials from trees for a sustainable future
Eva Malmström, WWSC
FORIC – Forest as a Resource Industrial College
Per Engstrand, Mid Sweden University
Research infrastructure for the future bioeconomy
ForMAX at MAX IV – a unique tool for the research on materials from the forest
Kim Nygård, MAX IV
RISE Örnsköldsvik – Sweden’s new center for bioeconomy
Payam Ghiaci, RISE Processum
Wrap-up and summary of the conference
End of conference
Among the speakers at Treesearch Progress:
Chair and Director BioProducts Institute
University of British Columbia, Canada
Director of WWSC
Chair of the Treesearch board
VP Group Innovation R&D at Stora Enso
Programme manager Vinnova
Beamline scientist and project manager MAX IV
Research leader FORIC
Technical Director Holmen Paper
Deputy Director KTH Climate Action Centre
Associate Professor SLU
Senior Researcher RISE Processum
Professor Lund University
Research leader Pro2BE
Deputy Director Treesearch
Academic Researcher KTH
Senior Director Product Innovation BillerudKorsnäs AB
Program Manager BillerudKorsnäs AB
Practical details for the conference
When: May 11 – 12. The program starts May 11 with lunch at 11.30 and ends May 12 at 16.00.
Who can attend: Treesearch associated (e.g., researcher, PhD student, postdoc, industrial specialist) or working at a Treesearch partner. You can also be a special invited guest.
Cost: The conference fee is free for you who are associated to Treesearch or are an employee at a Treesearch partner. The participant covers the cost for accommodation and travel (free transfer bus from railway junctions available).
Venue: Vildmarkshotellet, Norrköping (see map below). Treesearch arranges bus transfer from Stockholm C, Norrköping C and Katrinehom C. From Stockholm C it takes about 1.5 h to travel to Vildmarkshotellet (depending on traffic) and from Norrköping C about 40 minutes.
Bus transfer: Treesearch is arranging free bus transfer from Stockholm C, Norrköping C and Katrinehom C. Sign up for the transfer in the registration.
If you want to arrange your own transfer you find directions via Google maps here.
|Bus stop||Departure May 11||Arrival May 12|
The gate will be announced on the screens.
|Norrköping C – Resecentrum bus stop C1||10.30||17.00|
|Katrineholm C – in front of the train station||10.00||17.15|
Accommodation: During the registration you are able to book a room at the venue Vildmarkshotellet. The costs for the room are covered by the participant/the participant’s organisation. Invoice will be sent out after the conference to the participants organisations (no payment on-site for accommodation).
Changes in your registration: If you want to change any details in your registration contact email@example.com. In case of cancellation after the 18th of April, Treesearch reservs the right to take out a fee of 500 SEK for covering the cost of administration
For questions regarding the conference and content please contact Kristin Witzel, Coordinator for Collaboration at firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions regarding your registration contact the registrar at email@example.com